27 Nov 2023
Understanding Addiction as a Disease
Addiction is often mistaken as a moral weakness, but it’s..
30 Oct 2022
PTSD and Addiction: Why Trauma is So Often at the Heart of Addiction
I feel anxious, overwhelmed, and on edge. I am angry..
01 Aug 2022
An Addict Tells Her Story: An ACE Avalanche
“An affair. A divorce. Mental illness and heartbreak. I was..
26 Jun 2022
New Beginnings: When Addiction Recovery Starts
“After years of turmoil and struggling with substance abuse, my..
12 Jun 2022
We All Fall Down: Heroin Addiction
“When your world feels chaotic, your relationships have crumbled and..
31 May 2022
My Ignorance… Your Addiction: Codependency in Familes with Addiction
“Time away has been healthy for me… at least I..
01 Apr 2022
Why Do We Struggle With Substance Abuse?
Substance abuse is drug or alcohol use that cannot be..
08 Feb 2022
Am I An Addict? How to Know
Am I an addict? That’s a simple but powerful question...
07 Jan 2022
The term “recovery” has come to describe how individuals regain..
03 Jan 2022
Why is January Depressing?
Daylight fades to night way too early and each morning..
27 Dec 2021
Why are overdoses on the rise in America?
It is another deadly milestone. For the first time ever,..
09 Dec 2021
Addiction and Christmas: Top 10 Reasons Why the Holidays Can Make Addiction Worse
Addiction and Christmas go hand in hand just like the..
05 Dec 2021
13 Ways to Overcome Common Challenges in Early Recovery
Drug and alcohol rehab centers have an amazing success rate..
29 Nov 2021
Rehab After Work: How It Can Work for You
Ah, the end of the day. After waking up, getting..
01 Jan 2021
New Year’s Resolutions May be Harmful to Your Mental Health… 5 Things to Do Instead
When the clock struck midnight January 1, many breathed a..
04 Sep 2020
What is the Baker Act? How do you Baker Act someone?
The Baker Act allows for the temporary detention and examination..
08 Jun 2020
What is an Addictive Personality?
Why are some people alcoholics, while others are just occasional..
26 Jul 2019
PTSD: A Risk Factor for Substance Abuse
Substance use disorders have clear connections to certain risk factors...
11 Mar 2019
5 Ways To Quickly Calm Down In Moments Of Stress Or Anxiety
Stress is a human reaction to many events or environments...
08 Mar 2019
Drug Cravings During Recovery
For someone who is struggling to recover from drug addiction,..